October 17, 2018
Zalmay Khalilzad's Mission Impossible With the Taliban
By Harsh V Pant and Vinay Kaura
Zalmay Khalilzad has a tall task ahead of him in talking to the Taliban.
September 27, 2018
Afghan Chief Executive: US-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement Here to Stay
By Ankit Panda
Despite recent rumblings, the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement isn't going anywhere.
June 07, 2018
How Afghanistan's Next Elections Can Succeed
By Rafi Fazil
Afghanistan's next elections can set up the bedrock for sustainable democratic institutions in the country.
May 10, 2018
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
By Harsh V. Pant
As the security situation in Afghanistan deteriorates, what are the stakes for New Delhi?
February 27, 2018
Trump's South Asia Strategy and Afghanistan's Political Stalemate: A Way Forward
By Ata Mohammad Noor
Ashraf Ghani's authoritarian tendencies have failed the Afghan people.
December 23, 2017
What Peace in Colombia Teaches Us About War in Afghanistan
By Jamie Shenk and Michael Kugelman
A successful reconciliation process after three decades of excruciating false starts offers some not-so-encouraging lessons for Afghanistan.
October 30, 2017
A House Divided: How Afghanistan's National Unity Government Is Crumbling
By Ali Malik
Identity politics in Kabul undermines U.S. objectives in Afghanistan.
August 15, 2017
The Afghan Government Struggles to Survive
By Bismellah Alizada
Beset by the resurgent Taliban and internal political rifts, the NUG is struggling to survive.
July 13, 2017
Kabul's Dostum Problem
By Catherine Putz
Whether Dostum is convicted or not, there will be anger and accusations that the rule of law has been cheated.
July 08, 2017
How Afghanistan’s Public Procurement Reform Is Changing
By Mohammad Adil Zahed
What has changed, what has achieved and whose benefits are at stake?
April 24, 2017
What Is the Status of Afghanistan's Deal With Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan?
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai
The Afghan government must implement its agreement with Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan.
December 15, 2016
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
By Catherine Putz
Ishchi's allegations are serious and shocking; Kabul says it plans to investigate.